Salad bars, straws and buffets: How restaurants will be different

Six ways that dining at a restaurant will be different when they reopen May 21 in Ohio:

  • No more self-serve salad bars, buffets or drink stations.

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  • Condiments, straws, stir sticks, vases and other items will be gone from tables.
  • Hang out areas, such as dance floors or arcade games, will be closed unless they're being used for table seating.
  • Your party will be limited to 10 people and will be seated at least six feet away from other groups or separated by a physical barrier.

>>Here is how Ohio's restaurants and bars will reopen

  • Face coverings are recommended at all times, except while eating.
  • Kitchen staff will be spread out to abide social distancing rules.


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